Mark Anielski is a well-being economist and has operated his family-owned economic consultancy since 1995. He consults several First Nations across Canada on building new economies of well-being. His mastery is measuring happiness, well-being, and economic progress. He has lectured and taught well-being economics at Harvard, the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, the University of Texas in El Paso, the Harbin Institute of Technology, Shanghai Normal University, William Jewell College, the University of Alberta, and the School of Business in Innsbruck, Austria. He has served as an economic advisor to China in their efforts to adopt new measures of well-being and happiness. He is the author of the award-winning The Economics of Happiness and An Economy of Well-being: Building Genuine Wealth and Happiness (2018). He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with his family.